Seven arrested in Wood Co. drug bust
FOR CITY TIMES
VESPER – The Wood County Sheriff’s Department on Oct. 6 executed five search warrants in the Town of Hansen and in the Village of Vesper, where large amounts of methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin were seized. Investigators also seized a large quantity of U.S. currency and firearms.
Members of the public may have noticed a heavy police presence during the early morning hours of Thursday, Oct. 6, as several tactical teams executed the warrants. The Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids, Nekoosa, Stevens Point and Plover Police Departments, along with the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department and members of the Central Wisconsin Drug Task Force, assisted the Wood County Sheriff’s Department with the arrests of seven individuals.
Those arrested have been identified as John Andereggen, age 55, Crystal Van Ert, age 31, Crystal Volk, age 30, John Brogan, age 42, Stephanie Bennett, age 28, Mark Reiss, age 54, and Patricia Kuter, age 67.
These individuals were taken into custody for different criminal charges, depending on each person’s involvement in the investigation. Some of the criminal charges include Manufacturing and Delivery of Methamphetamine as a Repeat Offender, Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine as a Repeat Offender, Possession of Cocaine, THC and Heroin, Maintaining a Drug-Trafficking Residence, Child Neglect, Resisting and Obstructing Arrest, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.